From the Library of Congress website: Representing the beheading of Mary, Queen of Scots. A realistic reproduction of an historic scene. - http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/papr:@filreq(@field(NUMBER+@band(edmp+4036))+@field(COLLID+edison))
January 19, 2016 Subject:
simple cut at 11-12 seconds where the queen flattens to a dummy
September 29, 2011 Subject:
First Ever Movie Special Effect!
This very short film depicts the first ever "stop trick" special effect. This is the effect Georges Melies would later discover a year later in Paris when his camera jammed up which later spawned numerous special effects techniques.
May 23, 2011 Subject:
boy these are fun to watch
July 1, 2008 Subject:
The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots
eeeew is right lol! how the heck did he do that? unfortunately i dislike edison a LOT because he electrocuted an elephant.
but THIS film is fun fun fun!
May 1, 2008 Subject:
Scary little film which is FUN!!
That's right, this film is FUN!!
Great special effects, epic plot, masterful suspense and an amazingly long lengh (17 seconds) makes this film FUN!